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Sean Lee

  • Position: Assistant Professor
  • Department: Department of Political Science
  • Email: [email protected]
Brief Biography

Sean Lee is an assistant professor of political science at The American University in Cairo (AUC). He received his PhD from the Department of Political Science at Northwestern University. Previously, he was a Doctoral Fellow at the Orient-Institut Beirut and a research affiliate with the Center for Arab and Middle Eastern Studies at the American University of Beirut. His work focuses on minority communities during times of conflict, in particular in Lebanon and Syria. He has conducted fieldwork in Lebanon, Turkey, Tunisia, Germany, and the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Research Interest
  • Comparative Politics 
  • Research Methods 
  • Ethnic Politics
  • Conflict
  • Middle East
  • PhD, MA in Political Science - Northwestern University
  • MA in Social Science - Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales
  • Maîtrise in Comparative Literature - Université de Paris III - La Sorbonne - Nouvelle
  • BA in Psychology, Philosophy and French - Mercer University

Peer-reviewed Article

  • How Bashar al-Asad Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the ‘War on Terror. International Studies Quarterly.

Book Chapter

Other Articles